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  • Skyscraper Facades of the Gilded Ageby Joseph J. Korom

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book is about the design of the facade of 51 of America's most extravagant early skyscrapers. Included are the biographies of noted architects and the aristocrats who financed America's first skyscrapers. This book discusses the influences of European aesthetic values in America--and scandals, rogues and class distinctions. Interpretations... more...

  • Translucent Building Skinsby Scott Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Exploring the design of innovative building enclosure systems (or skins) in contemporary architecture and their precedents in earlier twentieth century modern architecture, this book examines the tectonics, the history and the influence of translucency as a defining characteristic in architecture. Highly illustrated throughout with drawings and full... more...

  • Crypts of Londonby Malcolm Johnson

    The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78

    After the devastation of 1666, the Church of England in the City of London was given fifty-one new buildings, in addition to the twenty-four that had survived the Great Fire. During the next 100 years others were built in the two cities of London and Westminster, most with a crypt as spacious as the church above. This book relates the amazing stories... more...

  • Interior Design for Autism from Birth to Early Childhoodby A. J. Paron-Wildes

    Wiley 2013; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.99

    Interior Design for Austism from Birth to Early Childhood gives designers who are creating spaces for individuals with Autism, the exact information they need to create optimal spaces that can have a positive impact on special learning and sensory needs.  This book also shows how to implement specific design strategies that can be employed... more...

  • Interior Design for Autism from Childhood to Adolescenceby A. J. Paron-Wildes

    Wiley 2013; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.99

    When designing spaces for individuals with Autism, there are specific design strategies that can be employed to create optimal spaces that can have a positive impact on special learning and sensory needs. Interior Design for Autism from Childhood to Adolescence gives designers the exact information they need to implement these design strategies... more...

  • Interior Design for Autism from Adulthood to Geriatricsby A. J. Paron-Wildes

    Wiley 2013; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.99

    When designing spaces for individuals with Autism, there are specific design strategies that can be employed to create optimal spaces that can have a positive impact on special learning and sensory needs.  Interior Design for Austism from Adulthood to Geriatrics gives designers the exact information they need to implement these design strategies... more...

  • Fassadenby Ulrich Knaack; Tillmann Klein; Marcel Bilow; Thomas Auer

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 49.00

    Dieses Buch zeigt die Prinzipien des Fassadenaufbaus auf. Die wichtigsten Typen wie Pfosten-Riegel-Fassade, Vorhangfassade, Elementfassade, Doppel- und Komponentenfassade werden vorgestellt und ihre Anforderungen an Entwurf und Konstruktion verdeutlicht. Zeichnungen erläutern die Prinzipien der einzelnen Fassadentypen und veranschaulichen... more...

  • Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restorationby Lesley Durbin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Providing hands on advice for the conservator, Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration is a unique and valuable guide. Topics covered offer practical guidance on conservation and restoration techniques including the problems of manufacture, cleaning, replacement or repair and mortars. Techniques are illustrated by comprehensive case studies,... more...

  • Ornamentby Antoine Picon

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00

    Once condemned by Modernism and compared to a ?crime? by Adolf Loos, ornament has made a spectacular return in contemporary architecture. This is typified by the works of well-known architects such as Herzog & de Meuron, Sauerbruch Hutton, Farshid Moussavi Architecture and OMA. There is no doubt that these new ornamental tendencies are inseparable... more...

  • Ceramic Material Systemsby Martin Bechthold; Anthony Kane; Nathan King

    Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 98.00

    Architectural ceramics have long been confined to decorative surfaces. Today innovations in material technology, production methods and assembly systems allow applications that combine the materials? emotional attractiveness with new functionalities. Ceramic materials take the form of building systems that are used for facades, roofs and... more...